Stunningly Gorgeous Mechanical Desk Designed by Abraham and David Roentgen

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Roentgen Objects, or Devices Larger Than The Rooms That Contain Them

Stunningly gorgeous desk! This isn’t exactly “off grid” but it is hand made, and it speaks of the spirit of the craftsmanship and the artists who created this desk, and the millions of other pieces of furniture, and antiques we still have to this day. Thanks to the skill, workmanship and ingenuity of hard working, talented people.

Roentgen Objects, or Devices Larger Than The Rooms That Contain Them

Roentgen Objects: “…An extraordinary exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art last year featured mechanical furniture designed by the father and son team of Abraham and David Roentgen: elaborate 18th-century technical devices disguised as desks and tables…”

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via: www.metmuseum.org/en/exhibitions/listings/2012/roentgen